Abbas is a 28-year-old married man living with his wife and four children. When he turned 18 he bought a small van to make a living by transporting goods. His business flourished and after a while he purchased a larger van to be able to accommodate the demand.
Today, Abbas is requesting $1,100 in order to fix his van and perform needed maintenance.
Due to political and social challenges in Lebanon, personally identifiable attributes entrepreneurs may have been altered to protect their privacy (i.e., blurring portions of the borrower's picture, not indicating a name and location, etc.). Vitas appreciates Kiva lenders' understanding of these challenges and encourages them to continue their support for Lebanon's borrowers.